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Nation Feb 19Lights come back on in Texas as water woes rise in the South
Many of the millions of Texans who lost power for days after a deadly winter blast overwhelmed the electric grid now have it back, but the crisis was far from over in parts of the South, with many people lacking…
Nation Feb 18Some power restored in Texas but water woes persist
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says 7 million people have been ordered to boil their water before consuming it. The extreme weather was blamed for the deaths of over three dozen people, some while trying to keep warm.
Nation Feb 17Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm looms
The latest storm front was expected to bring more hardship, especially to states that are unaccustomed to such frigid weather — parts of Texas, Arkansas and the Lower Mississippi Valley.
Politics Feb 14Appeals court deals blow to Trump’s Medicaid work requirements
The case involves Arkansas, but the ruling is expected to affect other states pursuing work requirements. The administration says it is reviewing its options.
Nation Oct 15Fort Worth officer released on bond after shooting black woman
Aaron Dean was charged with murder for shooting Atatiana Jefferson in her home.
Nation Aug 22Walmart to reopen El Paso store after mass shooting
The renovated store will include an on-site memorial honoring the victims of the shooting.
Nation Jun 01Record floods breach Arkansas levee, overtop 2 in Missouri
Relentless flooding in the central U.S. on Friday inundated communities and damaged or spilled over levees on three major rivers in two states, and authorities discovered the body of a drowning victim at a Missouri lake.